Michael Fracker

About Michael Fracker

Michael's extensive experience teaching teachers and leaders how to revitalize their Sabbath School classes is still evident in his Teacher Outlines. For more of his background, see our About page)

Living a Holy Life – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Receiving the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: It is the Holy Spirit who strengthens us in our pursuit of the character of God embodied in holiness.. Lesson 6, February 11, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Peter 1:14-16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What does … [Click to read more …]

The Baptism and Filling of the Holy Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Receiving the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: As we follow the Biblical steps to be filled with the Spirit, we receive strength and joy. Lesson 5 for February 4, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 11:16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What does it mean … [Click to read more …]

The Personality of the Holy Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Praying for Holy Spirit

Key Thought: The Holy Spirit reveals to us the living Christ in our lives in all His beauty and glory. Lesson 4, January 28, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read John 14:16-18. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. How is the Holy … [Click to read more …]

The Divinity of the Holy Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Divinity of the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: Understanding the reality of the Holy Spirit’s Divinity brings a better appreciation of who He is and His desire to change us. Lesson for January 21, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 5:1-4. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

The Holy Spirit Behind the Scenes – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Holy Spirit Behind the Scene

Key Thought: When we respond to the Holy Spirit and allow Him full control of our lives, we will reveal the fruit in our interactions with others.. Lesson 2, January 14, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read John 3:5-8. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

The Spirit and the Word – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought: When we decide to respond to the leading of the Holy Spirit and accept the teachings of the Bible, our lives are changed by God’s grace. Lesson for January 7, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Corinthians 2:9-13. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point … [Click to read more …]

Some Lessons from Job – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: The book of Job is complex, but what stands out is that it points us to our Redeemer, salvation, and a life of faith. Lesson 14 for December 31, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 1:8-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

The Character of Job – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought: Job, before his suffering, revealed a personality in harmony with God. He had high ethical values, personal integrity, and a heart for the poor. Lesson 13, December 24, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 1:1, 1:8. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

Job’s Redeemer – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought: Long before Jesus came to live and die for us, Job knew his Redeemer lived.. Lesson 12, December 17, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 19:25-29. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What does Job indicate here that shows … [Click to read more …]

Out of the Whirlwind – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought: In the face of God, everyone is eventually wrong. Our ideas fade into insignificance, as He gives answers to our misdirected questions. Lesson 11, December 10, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 38:1-4. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]